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Make 2020 the year of the EU staff whistleblower

The start of a new year is traditionally a time to make good resolutions. At Transparency International EU, we think that it’s high time to give EU staff the same whistleblowing rights as other EU workers. First, a bit of background. In 2019, the...
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EU whistleblower protection heads in the right direction

Today, the European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted in favour of stronger protections in an EU-wide whistleblower directive that was proposed by the Commission in April. This will serve as the Parliament’s negotiating mandate in...
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A Best Practice Guide for Whistleblowing Legislation

As more and more countries are seeking to adopt whistleblowing legislation, Transparency International has developed the Best Practice Guide for Whistleblowing Legislation for policy-makers and whistleblowing advocates on how to implement...
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Avramopoulos allegations: fake news or parable?

Only one thing is certain among the allegations, counter-allegations and rumours that are swirling around EU Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos in recent weeks – the truth will not be known for a very long time. As Transparency...